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Treadmill Workouts to Keep Your Fitness Fresh

One of the greatest things about working out on a treadmill is the variety of ways to keep your program fresh and motivating. If you normally step on and hit “go”, try these three treadmill workouts to spice up your routine. HIIT (Go shorter, but harder) Instead of running or walking the...

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Ask an Expert: Music While Running

Question: I like listening to music while running.  Will this put me at a disadvantage during a race if they do not allow headphones?  -Stacey You’re not alone, Stacey. There are a host of runners that love to listen to music while running to their favorite mix, so much so that there are...

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Ask an Expert: Running Pace

Question: The whole idea of “running pace” is foreign to me–I’m a new runner! However, I read a lot about it in magazines and hear about it at local races from my friends. Can you help me better understand what it is so I can apply it to my running...

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Sofa to 5K Challenge Winner

Photo credit: Henrik Olson Photography A huge high five goes out to all of our Sofa to 5K Challenge participants this year — especially to Lisa, the grand prize winner of a Horizon Fitness product! Keep on scrolling to read her inspiring story (that turned out to be a little...

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Ask an expert: Best running surfaces

I typically run on the sidewalks around my neighborhood – is this bad for my joints? Is there any benefit to switching it up and running on different surfaces like the road, grass, loose gravel, etc.?  -Sarah Running on a variety of surfaces is a great way to mix up your...

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From zero to running

  Whether you’re new to the running scene or recently fell off the wagon, training to run can be easier than you may think.  Sure, if you go at it the way I did when I didn’t know any better (too far, too fast) it won’t be easy, but if you...

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